The Magic of Monaco During F1 Week

F1 Grand Prix La CostaMany people say it’s an annual miracle. The transformation of Monaco from ultra-chic Principality to F1 racetrack is a logistical exercise of epic proportions. There’s probably not much more we can say about it that hasn’t already been said. At least the local residents have had a few years to get used to it, seeing that the race was first held in 1929….The track and stand construction takes around 6 weeks and with just a couple of days to go, the buzz in Monaco is reaching frenzy pitch. Continue reading

La SBM: Monaco’s Biggest Employer

Restaurant-City-of-Monaco-0cWhen you are living in Monaco, you can’t help notice the presence of the large SBM logo stamped on a whole range of brochures, publicity material and buildings.  But what does this ever-present emblem refer to; what does it mean?

SBM stands for La Société de Bains Mer, the largest employer in Monaco. The group, which employs more than 3,000 people in the Principality, is mainly concerned with overseeing a number of Monaco’s most popular hotels, casinos and restaurants. Continue reading

Ten Things to do in Monaco This Summer

5784112110_aa32743871_bWe’ve said it more than once, and we’ll say it again: Monaco may be tiny but there is enough going on in this unique sovereign state to keep everyone busy this summer.

La Costa Properties Monaco – leading agents for luxury homes in Monaco – present some of the best events in Monaco this summer. Continue reading